Athletistic/ Football. The Spanish championship, which was on hiatus due to the World Cup in Qatar, will resume very soon. Real Madrid take on Valladolid on Friday, December 30. The Royal Club has delegated thirteen players to the 2022 World Cup. Let’s talk about their performance at the tournament.

1. Luka Modric, Croatian national team midfielder, 37 years old. According to FIFA, the best football player of 2018 played seven games in the tournament, but did not score with results. Despite his solid age by football standards, he was one of the key players in the team, he helped his team to third place at the 2022 World Cup.

2. Federico Valverde, midfielder for the Uruguay national team, 24 years old. He played in all the matches of the group stage of the 2022 World Cup, did not produce effective actions. The Uruguay national team, after scoring four points for the first time since 2002, did not leave the group in the World Cup qualifiers (Uruguay did not qualify for the FIFA World Cup). world 2006).

3. Antonio Rüdiger, defender of the German national team, 29 years old. Germany, finishing 3rd, did not qualify from the group for the second consecutive World Cup. Rudiger took part in all three games, spending a total of 270 minutes on the pitch.

4. Thibaut Courtois, Belgian national team goalkeeper, 30 years old. Missed two goals in the tournament (against Morocco) in three games. The Belgians, after scoring four points, became third in their group and did not qualify for the World Cup qualifiers.

5. Eden Hazard, Belgian midfielder, 31 years old. Hazard’s performance at the 2022 World Cup was as lackluster as the performance of the entire Belgium squad. He spent 126 minutes on the pitch in three games, scored no goals.

6. Daniel Carvajal, defender of the Spanish national team, 30 years old. The Spanish national team, being one of the main favorites for the World Cup, soared sensationally to the 1/8 finals against Morocco in the penalty shootout (0: 0, pen. 0: 3 ). Carvajal only played two games, produced no productive action.

7. Marco Asensio, midfielder for the Spanish national team, 26 years old. He scored a goal in the opening match against Costa Rica but after that he didn’t score. Played 231 minutes in four games at the tournament.

8. Aurélien Tchouameni, midfielder for the France team, 22 years old. After the injuries of Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante, Tchouameni became one of the main midfielders for the future finalists of the 2022 World Cup. The Frenchman took part in all the matches, scored one goal.

9. Eduardo Camavinga, midfielder for the France team, 20 years old. To the young star’s credit 2 games, he did not produce effective actions.

10. Karim Benzema, French striker, 35 years old. This year’s Ballon d’Or winner missed the entire tournament due to a torn quadriceps femoris muscle. Recently, Benzema decided to end his national team career.

11. Vinicius Junior, Brazilian midfielder, 22 years old. The Brazilians in the quarter-finals lost to the Croats on penalties (1:1, pen. 2:4). Vinicius took part in four games, scoring one goal and providing two assists.

12. Eder Militao, defender of the Brazilian national team, 24 years old. He played four games in the tournament, was a key defender for his team.

13. Rodrigo, Brazilian midfielder, 21 years old. Played five games in the tournament, gave one assist. In the post-match series against Croatia, he was the first of the South American team to take a penalty, but failed to beat Dominik Livakovic.

Eino Kabonen, Athletistic

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